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3 Dimensional Chat / Best resources for learning Blender?

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basicFanatic
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Posted: 17th Aug 2017 11:54 Edited at: 17th Aug 2017 12:02
I'm looking for a video course which starts with the very basic of Blender! I could just do a youtube search, of course, but those vids are often very fractured and all over the place. I'm after something a bit more structured and grounded. I don't mind (much) if it cost money, just as long as it gives me a solid foundation.

EDIT: As an aside, just how many triangles at a time should I put into a 3D game?
Golelorn
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Posted: 24th Aug 2017 16:40
I learned using youtube. Its a slow painful process.

Sebastian Lague - you may want to watch his newer videos. He has become much better with more experience. I believe he has a Patreon account. I learned animation from his videos, and I think I make decent looking animations for not doing it that long. He has some great tips.

Alimayo Arango - Again - watch his later videos. He is actually really good teacher - with lots of tutorials.

Darren Lile - Very good, very informative, very slow paced. He has his own website or is partnered with someone. I didn't subscribe, but never say never.

VscorpianC - I don't know if she is still active, but worth watching.


TheComet
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Posted: 3rd Sep 2017 07:34 Edited at: 3rd Sep 2017 07:34
I forced myself through Gryllus' online blender design course and highly recommend it. His videos can be found on youtube, but his website has since disappeared (it had "homework" and other resources on it that were helpful)

Online Design Course for Beginners:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMPGTTVqlUA&list=PLxFrfUat2U5PXSs08AZxLt83Adno4mafw

Once you know the basics and know your way around blender, anything from blenderguru is helpful. His stuff is for medium to advanced users.

Cycles Shader Encyclopedia:
https://www.blenderguru.com/articles/cycles-shader-encyclopedia
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hoyoyo80
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Posted: 13th Sep 2017 21:26
Just search for this video topic and start off with lowpolygon with this aspects.

1.modelling
2.texturing/unwrap
3.rigging and skinning
4.animating.

Learn doing these things and ull also learn the UI.
Docwes
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Posted: 18th Sep 2017 16:02
GameInstitute has a great series on blender and alot of other great game developer tutorials. They have a 40% off discount right now its worth it. https://www.gameinstitute.com/ Theres also several blender courses on udemy that you can get on sale for like 10 bucks they have sales often.
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